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Membership rate through the convention.
Young Adult (17-21)US$$100
The 70th World Science Fiction Convention
August 30-September 3, 2012   Hyatt Regency   Chicago

Artist Gallery


Some of you may wonder what origami is. At its basic level origami is the traditional Japanese art or technique of folding paper into a variety of decorative or representational forms, such as animals or flowers.

Phoenix has had an interest in origami since he was a child. While dining out, he found that he enjoyed folding dollar bills to leave as part of the tip for the servers. Part of the fun that comes from folding dollar bills is its unique shape and size and the challenge to fold within those boundaries.

His enjoyment from folding moneygami was something he decided to share with fandom and started to display his work in convention art shows 4 years ago. Since then his pieces have been in shows all over the country and have been very well received.

Phoenix has been a member of fandom since WindyCon 1 in 1974. He has been to countless conventions since then including 6 WorldCons. During this time he has also run just about every department as well as chairing at one time or another. He is currently hotel liaison for WindyCon ( and has been for many years now. He also chairs his own relaxacon, DellaCon (

Phoenix loves to meet new people and make new friends. If you see him feel free to go up and say hello, get a hug, and talk to him. He may even teach you to fold something!

Artwork: Dragon